ALAPPUZHA (Ker) :
TIME and tide wait for none, not even coronavirus. And this prompted Abhirami to don her PPE kit instead of the traditional bridal wear and tie the nuptial knot with her COVID-infected beau as the families did not want to skip the auspicious ‘muhurtham.’ The young bride got hitched in a hospital ward in a small ceremony at a time when COVID cases are spiraling in the Southern State.
‘Muhurtham’ is the auspicious time fixed for weddings and other new initiatives. With the PPE replacing the traditional silk saree and other wedding paraphernlia, the 23 year-old bride married the virus-positive groom, admitted to a Government hospital. Abhirami, donned the disposable wear and got married at a COVID ward of the Alappuzha Vandanam medical college on Sunday.